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NCJ Number: 157284 Find in a Library
Title: Acquaintance and Date Rape: An Annotated Bibliography
Author(s): S K Ward; J Dziuba-Leatherman; J G Stapleton; C L Yodanis
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 219
Sponsoring Agency: Greenwood Publishing Group
Westport, CT 06881-5007
Publication Number: ISBN 0-313-29149-7
Sale Source: Greenwood Publishing Group
88 Post Road West
P.O. Box 5007
Westport, CT 06881-5007
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annotated bibliography lists and describes scholarly works published in the 1970's, 1980's, and 1990's and focusing on acquaintance rape.
Abstract: The publications cover the following topics: the incidence of acquaintance rape, social correlates of acquaintance rape, misperceptions of sexual intent, perpetrators, theoretical perspectives, attitudes toward acquaintance rape, the attribution of responsibility for acquaintance rape, legal issues, campus rape, marital rape, gang rape, the treatment of victims and perpetrators, and prevention programs. Each document is summarized with respect to its purpose, methods, findings, and bibliographic information. Cross-referencing is included, and an alphabetical listing of the works is provided. Subject and author indexes
Main Term(s): Sexual assault victims
Index Term(s): Acquaintance rape; Dating Violence; Rape prevention programs; Sex offender treatment; Sex offense causes
Note: Biboiographies and Indexes in Women's Studies, Number 21
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